A famous naturalist seeks a near-extinct species of bird found only on the rarest of lands in "Audubon in Atlantis." A young American on a European holiday finds himself storming an enchanted German castle in "The Catcher in the Rhine." The philosopher Sokrates plays a key role in the Athenian victory over the Spartans in "The Daimon." Centaurs take a sea voyage aboard "The Horse of Bronze" to a land where they encounter a strange and frightening tribe of creatures known as man. London's most famous detective, Athelstan Helms, and his assistant Dr. James Walton are in Atlantis investigating a series of murders in "The Scarlet Band." This collection includes these and seven more amazing stories of ancient eras, historical figures, mysterious events, and out-of-this- world adventure from the incomparable Harry Turtledove
"A ROC book."
Audubon in Atlantis -- Bedfellows -- News from the front -- The catcher in the Rhine -- The daimon -- Farmers' law -- Occupation duty -- The horse of bronze -- The genetics lecture -- Someone is stealing the great throne rooms of the galaxy -- Uncle Alf -- The scarlet band
Includes one story containing reference to H P Lovecraft's characters (Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep)